Social 7s

Social 7s 18+ years


What is Social 7s?

Social 7s is a seven a side social mixed slowpitch softball league that is designed to be fun, lighthearted and a great way to get involved in the sport of Softball if you’ve never played before. Teams or individuals are welcome to register their expression of interest with individuals placed in a team before the competition prior to the start of the season. Darwin and Palmerston Leagues starting early March.

Seven reasons to play

  1. Get fit: there’s plenty of action to keep everyone involved throughout the entire game.
  2. Play in a relaxed, social atmosphere: emphasis is on having fun!
  3. You don’t need to be skilful to play: a game for all abilities.
  4. You can register as an individual: don’t have a team, we’ll find one for you. Social 7s is a great way to meet new people.
  5. Play with family, friends and work colleagues: get your team of seven together and start playing.
  6. Easy to learn: simplified rules means you’ll be playing like an expert in no time.
  7. Short duration: games are completed in under an hour, fitting into your busy life.

Features that make Social 7s a fast, fun and easy game include

  • Teams only require seven players
  • Every player bats each inning
  • Ball is pitched slower, leading to more hits and fielding
  • High scoring – every base gained is a run
  • A new pitcher each inning
  • A Strike Zone Mat is used – if the pitch lands on the mat, it is a strike
  • No umpire required – a Game Coordinator is responsible for scoring and adjudicating on close plays
  • 7 a side social mixed softball
  • 4 innings game played in under an hour

Contact Softball NT to discuss how Social 7s Softball can be run in your area.